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MDTA POLICE RECOVER STOLEN HANDGUN, DRUGS DURING TRAFFIC STOP IN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 21, 2018

 

 

MDTA POLICE RECOVER STOLEN HANDGUN,

DRUGS DURING TRAFFIC STOP

IN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

 

 

BALTIMORE, MD – On Saturday, Aug. 18, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police arrested a Baltimore woman who was in possession of a stolen handgun and drugs.

 

An MDTA Police officer stopped Andresha Jackson, a 21-year-old female from Baltimore, MD for speeding near the William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial (Bay) Bridge. Mrs. Jackson was in a 2006 Hyundai. During a subsequent search of the vehicle, officers located a loaded handgun, marijuana and MDMA (ecstasy).

 

The MDTA Police charged Mrs. Jackson with possession of a stolen handgun, illegally transporting a handgun in a vehicle and possession of controlled dangerous substance (CDS).

 

After processing, officers transported Mrs. Jackson to the Anne Arundel County District Court Commissioner.

 

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